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Fief: A Look at Medieval Society from its Lower Rungs

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Enjoy a trip to a world where powerful priests can charge sinners with the death penalty, and where knights gather for illegal combat sports ... where thieves can thumb their nose at the authorities from within the walls of a church, and where a foraging band of the king's own soldiers is more dangerous than a pack of brigand outlaws. In the midst of all this, ordinary people survived to work the land, weave the cloth, and pray for safety from famine and plague. The real Middle Ages were as brutish and wild as any fantasy world.

Fief: A Look at Medieval Society from its Lower Rungs is a sourcebook that examines the Middle Ages from the viewpoint of the ordinary farmer, priest, and landholder - the inhabitants of a feudal manor. It's a friendly primer on the basics of medieval life, and a treasury of hard-to-find details for the Game Master or enthusiast, from prices and wages to laws and penalties, from superstitions and beliefs to the rigors of ordinary life.

Fief is by Lisa J. Steele, author of Medieval France from White Rose Publishing, GURPS Cops and GURPS Mysteries from Steve Jackson Games, and Fief's best-selling companion volume: Town: A City-Dweller's Look at 13th to 15th Century Europe. Produced and indexed by S. John Ross, creator of the All-Systems Library and of works ranging from Risus to the Star Trek Narrator's Toolkit to GURPS Russia.

 
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Lee W September 03, 2017 3:37 am UTC
Love to have a print option for this and Town!
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S. John R September 03, 2017 3:46 am UTC
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Thanks for your interest! Both are currently available at Lulu. I hope to experiment with OBS POD at some point in the future, but for the time being all Cumberland hardcopy is over there. Still settling in here, testing out the options =)
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This title was added to our catalog on January 18, 2017.